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IMF downgrades world economic outlook; 2019 estimate for Canada unchanged

Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:50AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:07AM EDT WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund is further downgrading its outlook for the world economy, predicting that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis primarily because of widening global conflicts. […]

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Economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

Paul Wiseman, Aleksandar Ljubojevic and Steve Leblanc, The Associated Press Published Monday, October 14, 2019 5:57AM EDT Last Updated Monday, October 14, 2019 2:11PM EDT STOCKHOLM — Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what […]